Socket Secure [SOCKS], an Internet protocol that routes network packets between a client and server through a proxy server. [SOCKS5] additionally provides authentication

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hotspot with socks5 proxy

I have a laptop with ubuntu-mate installed on it. I've set up a hotspot in linux for my kindle to use and it worked very well. Some important codes in my script are as follows: sudo ifconfig wlan0 ...
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Browse internet through another host without having external public ip on any host

I need to browse several websites (that also have flash content) through my home internet, while im in my work place. So from the website servers they see only access from my home IP. There is no ...
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Why doesn't tsocks work with apt-get?

I am using tsocks to socksify my connections. When I run the following commands, apt-get isn't socksified: $ . tsocks -on $ sudo apt-get update However, when I run the whole thing in one line like ...
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Is SOCKS4/5 supported by apt?

The manpage for apt.conf doesn't mention SOCKS at all. Yet there are a few questions about SOCKS and apt here, and every now and then I see an answer which has something like: Acquire::http::proxy .. ...
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How to use TOR SOCKS proxy for apt-get?

I am running tor browser in my Ubuntu 14.04 and and after successful connection I used socks proxy which is 127:0.0.1:9150 in my browser and it worked fine. But when I put Acquire::socks::proxy ...
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Global proxy settings switcher for tray

Is there any app to do same work as Proxy Switch Sharp do for chrome & chromium, but only globally gor all apps using gsettings? So you can create some profiles and switch between them by ...
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How to share WiFi over proxy?

In my computer I have a SSH tunnel and socks5 proxy has been set up for my browsers, and thus all browsing traffics are passed through the proxy. Now I want to create a wireless hotspot for other ...
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Ubuntu Server (14.04 LTS) System-Wide Socks5 Auth Proxy

I have recently switched to the server version of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and am not aware of a way to apply a system-wide authentication socks5 proxy so that all traffic on that computer goes through the ...
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Set up Bandwidth Limiting Proxy?

I want to set up a proxy on an ubuntu box for my brother to torrent through and then be able to limit the bandwidth with the proxy. I have tried looking for how to do this, but to no avail.
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Can I use manual socks proxy for only specific sites?

I am using socks proxy with chrome. With dconf editor, I can add ignore-host so that browser connect this hosts without proxy. Now I want to do opposite of this. I mean I want to specify hosts so that ...
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why torsocks don't use TOR Socks via wget?

I want to run wget command with using of TOR SOCKS but my problem is i think the torsocks don't use TOR and download even if tor is not running. I stop the TOR via Vidalia control panel and then i run ...
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Run Tor as Client Only

I'm running tor with the following command: tor --ClientOnly 1 --RunAsDaemon 1 --CookieAuthentication 0 --ControlPort 8119 --PidFile tor1.pid --SocksPort 9051 --DataDirectory data/tor/tor1 This ...
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Setting up Dante on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm trying to set up and configure socks5 server that requires authentication. I've got dante to run on ubuntu and set up configuration to be able to connect without authentication first: internal: ...
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Curl and system proxy

I am currently forwarding all my traffic through a ssh tunnel: ssh -ND 8080 user@remote-machine And have set the system socks5 proxy (in system settings under network section) to 127.0.0.1:8080. ...
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How do I turn Ubuntu 12.04 server into an open SOCKS5 proxy?

I'd like to set up a socks5 proxy based on my ubuntu 12.04 server. I've read that this is supposed to be easy and doable with one command: ssh -f -N -D 0.0.0.0:1080 localhost Not so much in my ...
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Do you need a shell program for Proxy Forwarding?

I am trying to set up a secure proxy for my work. This article suggests using SSH Tunnel + SOCKS Proxy Forwarding. Do I need to have access to a certain shell program on the server? I have bash, tcsh, ...
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Does creating a SOCKS proxy via ssh hide my activities from my ISP?

I've been using an ssh tunnel for browsing, reading that doing so would encrypt the connection to the internet. However, i have no idea as to what kind of protection that the ssh tunnel really ...
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What does StackApplet “Network Error” mean?

I just installed StackApplet StackApplet 1.5 using the debian package from the launchpad site. When I first clicked on the preferences button in the menu it tried opening http://localhost:8150/ in ...